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Key Points

  • South Korea will lift post-arrival COVID-19 entry requirements for travelers from China beginning March 10, 2023


The government of South Korea will lift post-arrival COVID-19 entry testing requirements for incoming passengers from China, effective March 10, 2023. However, the government will continue to require travelers arriving from China to:

  • Demonstrate proof of negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before departure
  • Undergo COVID-19 quarantine procedures
  • Upload any required documents and information to the Q-CODE system

What are the Changes?

Starting March 10, 2023, South Korea will eliminate post-arrival COVID-19 entry testing for passengers from China. However, it will still require proof of negative PCR tests before departure, quarantine procedures, and submission of necessary documents through the Q-CODE system.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of South Korea’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Ministry of Health, South Korea

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